Lincoln, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 14,284 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.1%
 
Males: 6,297  (44.1%)
Females: 7,987  (55.9%)
Median resident age:  39.2 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 62656.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $38,469 (it was $34,435 in 2000)
Lincoln:

$38,469
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,907 (it was $17,207 in 2000)

Lincoln city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $84,381 (it was $72,100 in 2000)
Lincoln:

$84,381
IL:

$169,600

Median gross rent in 2013: $592.

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  • Races in Lincoln, IL (2010)

    Lincoln races chart
    • 13,26291.4%White alone
    • 5283.6%Black alone
    • 3362.3%Hispanic
    • 2271.6%Two or more races
    • 1180.8%Asian alone
    • 270.2%American Indian alone
    • 60.04%Other race alone

Races in Lincoln detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Lincoln: 78.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (27.0%), Irish (15.0%), United States (11.3%), English (10.1%), French (2.3%), Scottish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/21/1886

Elevation: 591 feet

Land area: 5.92 square miles.

Population density: 2,413 people per square mile   (low).

Lincoln,IL real estate house value index trend

Lincoln, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Lincoln:

  • High school or higher: 87.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 9.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lincoln city:

  • Never married: 28.3%
  • Now married: 48.7%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

232 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.6%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 30 registered sex offenders living in Lincoln, Illinois as of July 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Lincoln to the number of sex offenders is 477 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,825 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,060 (2.1%)

Lincoln satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, IL (29.5 miles , pop. 111,454).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (115.2 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (146.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Broadwell, IL (2.6 miles) , Hartsburg, IL (2.8 miles ), Beason, IL (3.0 miles) , Atlanta, IL (3.2 miles ), Mount Pulaski, IL (3.3 miles ), Elkhart, IL (3.3 miles ), New Holland, IL (3.4 miles ), Chestnut, IL (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $103,500
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $96,600
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $130,300
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $99,200
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $90,800
  • 2005: 12 buildings, average cost: $80,300
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $113,200
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $94,600
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $145,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $145,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.15 N, Longitude: 89.37 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +966 (+6.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,424 (61.0%)

Area code: 217

Lincoln household income distribution Lincoln home values distribution

Crime rates in Lincoln by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 1000000010000
per 100,000 6.50.00.00.00.00.00.00.06.90.00.00.00.0
Rapes 366612171510919812
per 100,000 19.539.039.839.979.6113.6101.268.361.97.061.955.584.1
Robberies 7101066111084665876
per 100,000 45.565.166.439.939.873.567.554.727.5461.8398.748.542.1
Assaults 679090576188797355124332
per 100,000 435.9585.6597.2379.0404.6587.8533.0498.8378.27.013.7298.1224.3
Burglaries 10312012016010316513211410114114510396
per 100,000 670.2780.8796.31,063.9683.31,102.1890.6778.9694.6986.6996.7714.0673.0
Thefts 550544544453533520494600425511483310320
per 100,000 3,578.63,539.63,609.83,012.23,535.73,473.43,332.94,099.52,922.83,575.73,320.02,148.92,243.3
Auto thefts 2634341830262215181515416
per 100,000 169.2221.2225.6119.7199.0173.7148.4102.5123.8105.0103.127.7112.2
Arson 7555415256433
per 100,000 45.532.533.233.226.56.733.713.734.442.027.520.821.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 330.9379.3386.8322.1359.4457.4412.6394.9320.5363.6380.2255.0268.8

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Lincoln detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 27 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.80
Illinois average:

2.76
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.9%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -204 (-1.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Lincoln: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Lincoln, Illinois

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Tornado activity:

Lincoln-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 94% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1977, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.3 miles away from the Lincoln city center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/14/1957, a category F4 tornado 29.5 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lincoln-area historical earthquake activity is near Illinois state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 141.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 121.3 miles away from Lincoln center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 172.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 141.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 127.5 miles away from Lincoln center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 206.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Logan County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lincoln topographic map

Birthplace of: Terry Kinney - Film actor, Andy King - 2005 NFL player (Seattle Seahawks, born: Nov 9, 1978), Brian Cook - NBA player (Los Angeles Lakers, born: Dec 4, 1980), John Schlitt - Singer, Vic Wunderle - Archer, Edward Rell Madigan - Politician, Emil Verban - Baseball player, Scott Altman - (born 1959), astronaut, Dennis Werth - Baseball player, Gregg Alexander - College basketball player (Illinois State Redbirds).

Hospitals in Lincoln:

  • ABRAHAM LINCOLN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 200 STAHLHUT DRIVE)
  • LAWRENCE PLACE (715 SOUTH WASHINGTON STREET)
  • LINCOLN HOUSE (510 SOUTH KICKAPOO)
  • LINCOLN TERRACE (2324 NORTH KICKAPOO STREET)
  • NORTH KICKAPOO (1903 NORTH KICKAPOO)

Dialysis Facilities in Lincoln:

  • DAVITA - LINCOLN DIALYSIS (2100 WEST FIFTH ST)

Home Health Centers in Lincoln:

  • HOME CARE OF CENTRAL ILLINOIS (109 THIRD STREET P.O. BOX 508)

Nursing Homes in Lincoln:

  • CHRISTIAN NURSING HOME (1507 7TH STREET)
  • LINCOLN DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER (861 SOUTH STATE ST)
  • ST CLARA'S MANOR (200 FIFTH STREET)
  • SUNSHINE TERRACE (1800 5TH ST)
  • SYMPHONY OF LINCOLN (2202 NORTH KICKAPOO STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Lincoln:

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Amtrak station:

LINCOLN (BROADWAY AT CHICAGO ST.) . Services: free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/Universities in Lincoln:

  • Lincoln College (Full-time enrollment: 1,124; Location: 300 Keokuk St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: lincolncollege.edu)
  • Lincoln Christian University (FT enrollment: 767; Location: 100 Campus View Drive; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.lincolnchristian.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lincoln:

  • Millikin University (about 30 miles; Decatur, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,419)
  • Illinois Wesleyan University (about 31 miles; Bloomington, IL; FT enrollment: 2,323)
  • Richland Community College (about 32 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,434)
  • Illinois State University (about 32 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 18,804)
  • University of Illinois at Springfield (about 32 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 3,748)
  • Lincoln Land Community College (about 33 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 5,460)
  • Heartland Community College (about 33 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 3,958)

Public high schools in Lincoln:

Public elementary/middle schools in Lincoln:

Private elementary/middle schools in Lincoln:

  • ZION LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 123; Location: 1600 WOODLAWN RD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • CARROLL CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 117; Location: 111 4TH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Lincoln, map of school districts: LINCOLN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT 27, WEST LINCOLN-BROADWELL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT 92, LINCOLN COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT 404

Library in Lincoln:

  • LINCOLN PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $608,030; Location: 725 PEKIN STREET; 50,033 books; 1,670 audio materials; 1,944 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 17 state licensed databases; 165 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Lincoln: Lincoln City Hall (A), Lincoln Developmental Center (B), Logan County Courthouse (C), Lincoln Public Library (D), Logan County Paramedic Association (E), Lincoln Fire Department (F), Lincoln Rural Fire Protection District Station 1 Headquarters (G), Deaconess Memorial Rest Home (H), Logan County Jail (I), Odd Fellows Orphans Home of Illinois (J), Olin-Sang Hall (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Woodlawn Savings Center Shopping Center (1), Heritage Plaza Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lincoln include: Allen Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (A), Church of Christ (B), Church of God (C), Faith Assembly of God Church (D), First Baptist Church (E), First Cumberland Presbyterian Church (F), First United Methodist Church (G), First United Presbyterian Church (H), Holy Family Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Union Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Lincoln include: Memorial Park (1), Melrose Park (2), Latham Park (3), Scully Park (4), Logan Courthouse Square Historic District (5), Postville Park (6), Logan County Fairgrounds (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Abraham Lincoln Tourism Bureau Of Logan County (303 South Kickapoo).

Hotels: Crossroads Motel (1305 Woodlawn Road), Comfort Inn Lincoln (2811 Woodlawn Road), Budget Inn (2011 North Kickapoo Street), Holiday Inn Express Lincoln (130 Olson Road).

Logan County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 69.1. This is about average.

City:

69.1
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 28.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.8
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.1%
(15.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 63.4% for Black residents, 11.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 29.4% for other race residents, 40.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  59.9%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.8%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Lincoln in 2010:

  • 817 people in college/university student housing
  • 323 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 79 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 28 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 4 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Lincoln in 2000:

  • 935 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 398 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 290 people in nursing homes
  • 57 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 40 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 30 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 15 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Lincoln, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Lincoln compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Lincoln (2011 data):

  • State Bank of Lincoln: State Bank Of Lincoln, Walmart Facility Branch, West Facility, Lincoln Branch. Info updated 2009/07/06: Bank assets: $328.5 mil, Deposits: $292.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Lincoln S.B. Corp.
  • Logan County Bank: Drive-In Facility at 809 Woodlawn Road, branch established on 1977/09/08; at 303 Pulaski Street, branch established on 1962/02/23. Info updated 2009/09/03: Bank assets: $93.3 mil, Deposits: $81.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Town And Country Financial Corporation
  • Regions Bank: Lincoln Branch at 303 South Kickapoo Street, branch established on 1934/04/25. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Illini Bank: Lincoln Branch at 2201 Woodlawn Road, Suite 100, branch established on 1993/03/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $257.1 mil, Deposits: $215.6 mil, headquarters in Springfield, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Illini Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Lincoln, Illinois:

  • Comfort Inn Lincoln, 2811 Woodlawn Rd, Lincoln, IL 62656 , Phone: (217) 735-3960, Fax: (217) 735-3960
  • Lincoln Motel, 918 Woodlawn, Lincoln, IL 62656 , Phone: (217) 732-2154
  • Days Inn Lincoln, 2019 N Kickapoo, Lincoln, IL 62656 , Phone: (217) 735-1202
  • Country Inn Lincoln, 1750 5TH, Lincoln, IL 62656 , Phone: (217) 732-9641
  • Crossroads Motel, 1305 W Woodlawn Rd, Lincoln, IL 62656 , Phone: (217) 735-5571
  • Holiday Inn Express - Lincoln, 130 Olson Dr, Lincoln, IL 62656 , Phone: (217) 735-5800, Fax: (217) 732-6168
  • Hampton Inn, 1019 N Heitmann Dr, Lincoln, IL 62656 , Phone: (217) 732-6729, Fax: (217) 732-6047
  • Best Western Plus, 1750 5th St, Lincoln, IL 62656 , Phone: (217) 732-9641, Fax: (217) 732-9644
  • Super 8 Lincoln, 2809 Woodlawn Rd, Lincoln, IL 62656 , Phone: (217) 732-8886
All 9 fire-safe hotels and motels in Lincoln, Illinois

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Illinois average:

12.4

Lincoln travel time to work - commute Lincoln mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (74%)
  • Electricity (25%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Lincoln city (based on Logan County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,94734
Mainline Protestant3,65019
Catholic2,2824
Black Protestant1771
Other61
None16,243-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Logan County:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Logan County:

3.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Here:

7.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.4%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Logan County:

28.8%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.4%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 10$13,862
Police Protection - Officers 25$114,608$55,0126$2,052
Police - Other 1$3,582$42,9840$0
Firefighters 19$87,736$55,4120$0
Streets and Highways 9$38,176$50,9011$544
Totals for Government 54$244,102$54,24517$16,458

Lincoln government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $8,000 ($0.56)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,410,000 ($168.72)
    Central Staff Services: $2,206,000 ($154.44)
    Regular Highways: $1,856,000 ($129.94)
    Sewerage: $1,614,000 ($112.99)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,214,000 ($84.99)
    General - Other: $643,000 ($45.02)
    Parks and Recreation: $108,000 ($7.56)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $5,328,000 ($373.00)
    Benefit Payments: $678,000 ($47.47)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $32,000 ($2.24)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,129,000 ($79.04)
    Sewerage: $318,000 ($22.26)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,210,000 ($224.73)

Lincoln government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,495,000 ($174.67)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $513,000 ($35.91)
    From Parent Local Government: $328,000 ($22.96)
    Local Employee Contribution: $80,000 ($5.60)
    From Other Governments: $37,000 ($2.59)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $481,000 ($33.67)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $223,000 ($15.61)
    Interest Earnings: $145,000 ($10.15)
    Fines and Forfeits: $105,000 ($7.35)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $4,362,000 ($305.38)
    Highways: $443,000 ($31.01)
  • Tax - Property: $1,530,000 ($107.11)
    Other License: $521,000 ($36.47)
    Other Selective Sales: $12,000 ($0.84)

Lincoln government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $824,000 ($57.69)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $795,000 ($55.66)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $234,000 ($16.38)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $205,000 ($14.35)

Lincoln government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $2,346,000 ($164.24)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,730,000 ($331.14)

5.11% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,425 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.11%
Illinois average:

4.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from McLean County, IL  0.71% ($30,744 average AGI)
from Sangamon County, IL  0.68% ($37,649)
from Tazewell County, IL  0.37% ($32,390)


5.41% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,540 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.41%
Illinois average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Sangamon County, IL  0.86% ($34,000 average AGI)
to McLean County, IL  0.72% ($30,633)
to Tazewell County, IL  0.30% ($35,545)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lincoln:

  • WLLM (1370 AM; 1 kW; LINCOLN, IL; Owner: CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WVEL (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PEKIN, IL)
  • WMBD (1470 AM; 5 kW; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WWFS (1290 AM; 5 kW; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WILL (580 AM; 5 kW; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lincoln:

  • W201CI (88.1 FM; LINCOLN, IL; Owner: CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WLNX (88.9 FM; LINCOLN, IL; Owner: LINCOLN UNIVERSITY)
  • WMHX (93.9 FM; LINCOLN, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WDBR (103.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WDKR (107.3 FM; MAROA, IL; Owner: WDKR, INC.)
  • WILL-FM (90.9 FM; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WUIS (91.9 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF IL AT SPRINGFIELD)
  • WLWJ (88.1 FM; PETERSBURG, IL; Owner: CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WGLO (95.5 FM; PEKIN, IL; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, INC.)
  • WCBU (89.9 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: BRADLEY UNIVERSITY)
  • WBNQ (101.5 FM; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCIC (91.5 FM; PEKIN, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WXFM-FM (99.3 FM; MOUNT ZION, IL; Owner: TECHNICOM, INC.)
  • WSOY-FM (102.9 FM; DECATUR, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WBWN (104.1 FM; LE ROY, IL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIHN (96.7 FM; NORMAL, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WYVR (97.7 FM; PETERSBURG, IL; Owner: LONG NINE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lincoln:

  • WICS (Channel 20; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: WICS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRSP-TV (Channel 55; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SPRINGFIELD BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WBUI (Channel 23; DECATUR, IL; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WAND (Channel 17; DECATUR, IL; Owner: WAND(TV) PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCIA (Channel 3; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF CHAMPAIGN, L.L.C.)
  • WYZZ-TV (Channel 43; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Owner: WYZZ LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WCFN (Channel 49; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF CHAMPAIGN, L.L.C.)
  • WILL-TV (Channel 12; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BD. OF TRUSTEES)
  • W08DP (Channel 8; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: W. CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUC'L TELECOMM. CORPORATION)
  • W33AY (Channel 33; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Lincoln fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 20m66ftTotal length
  • 30,725Total average daily traffic
  • 2,192Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21900-1909
  • 11910-1919
  • 21930-1939
  • 51960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21990-1999
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Lincoln, IL
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lincoln)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 160 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Lincoln, IL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 49 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lincoln)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 39 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Lincoln)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 109
  • Hazardous Condition: 67
  • Service Call: 37
  • Good Intent Call: 17

Incident types - Lincoln

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lincoln, IL
Most common first names in Lincoln, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John20173.8 years
Mary18778.5 years
William15474.3 years
Robert13869.6 years
James10871.3 years
Charles10775.8 years
Helen10582.0 years
George10278.0 years
Dorothy8679.3 years
Harold8374.8 years
Most common last names in Lincoln, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6576.3 years
Miller5279.8 years
Johnson4577.0 years
Brown4174.9 years
White3775.6 years
Davis3577.4 years
Wilson3473.7 years
Jones2978.2 years
Anderson2773.5 years
Wilmert2679.1 years
Businesses in Lincoln, IL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2KFC1
Ace Hardware1Kroger1
Arby's1Lane Furniture1
AutoZone1Little Caesars Pizza1
Best Western1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Burger King1McDonald's1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Comfort Inn1Sears1
Cracker Barrel1Steak 'n Shake1
Curves1Subway2
Dairy Queen1Super 81
Domino's Pizza1T-Mobile2
FedEx1Taco Bell1
Ford1U-Haul2
H&R Block1UPS1
Hardee's1Walgreens1
Hilton1Walmart1
Holiday Inn1Wendy's1
Jimmy John's1YMCA1

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  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Nonmetallic mineral products (population 5,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of rapes in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (population 5,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Social assistance (population 5,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the mentally ill (population 5,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the mentally retarded (population 5,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Gasoline stations (population 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2000-2002 average to 2006 (population 5,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) (population 5,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2005 to 2006 (population 5,000+)"
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